Average Bench: 34.9% (593rd of 1143)

Based on 14,818 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 16%Average: 34.9% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-2430M averaged 65.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Integer Speed 61.8Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 62.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2430M is 25.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2430M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 161Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 162Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,818 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.2 SC Int 61.8 76.9
20.6 SC Float 62.7 77.8
20.2 SC Mixed 62 77.4
49.8% 62.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
53.8 QC Int 152 182
58.7 QC Float 159 188
55 QC Mixed 159 189
35.5% 157 Pts
Min Avg Max
67.1 MC Int 157 183
52.5 MC Float 161 189
54.3 MC Mixed 162 190
24% 160 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 58.2
SC Float 68.3
SC Mixed 74.6
54% 67 Pts
QC Int 174
QC Float 182
QC Mixed 183
41% 180 Pts
MC Int 182
MC Float 187
MC Mixed 186
28% 185 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 74.6
SC Float 73.2
SC Mixed 75.3
60% 74.4 Pts
QC Int 174
QC Float 180
QC Mixed 180
40% 178 Pts
MC Int 176
MC Float 183
MC Mixed 187
27% 182 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.4
SC Float 73.6
SC Mixed 75.5
59% 74.2 Pts
QC Int 169
QC Float 178
QC Mixed 176
40% 174 Pts
MC Int 143
MC Float 151
MC Mixed 148
22% 147 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 60.3
SC Float 62.1
SC Mixed 61.2
49% 61.2 Pts
QC Int 146
QC Float 153
QC Mixed 157
34% 152 Pts
MC Int 150
MC Float 158
MC Mixed 160
23% 156 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 72.4
SC Float 73
SC Mixed 71.7
58% 72.4 Pts
QC Int 170
QC Float 181
QC Mixed 132
36% 161 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 165
26% 172 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 51.6
SC Float 67.1
SC Mixed 61.7
48% 60.1 Pts
QC Int 155
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 148
34% 151 Pts
MC Int 112
MC Float 144
MC Mixed 176
21% 144 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 23.1
SC Float 34.9
SC Mixed 36.5
25% 31.5 Pts
QC Int 97.4
QC Float 102
QC Mixed 103
23% 101 Pts
MC Int 146
MC Float 149
MC Mixed 152
22% 149 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 19.1
SC Float 20.3
SC Mixed 19.8
16% 19.7 Pts
QC Int 50.1
QC Float 49.4
QC Mixed 51.9
11% 50.5 Pts
MC Int 49.7
MC Float 51.5
MC Mixed 51.8
8% 51 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2430M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor Numberi5-2430M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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6 months ago.

It's a good and I like it, for VM, for gaming in 2018 still good.. I have tried it for some data mining too.


Average

3 months ago.

IT was good for it's time but it lacks a lot.


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